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Beaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery, Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France, Now Available on Geneanet

Posted by Jean-Yves on May 25, 2021

The village of Beaumetz-les-Cambrai was captured by the enemy on the 22nd March, 1918, after an obstinate defence by the 51st (Highland) and 25th Divisions, and retaken in the middle of the following September.

Beaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery was begun by fighting units in March, 1917, and used until February, 1918; these graves are in Row D. The Germans knew it as No.6 (English Military) Cemetery. Further British burials were made (in Rows E and F) in September and October, 1918. (Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

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